Monday, October 29, 2018

Xinjiang (新疆)

维吾尔人的逃亡:离开中国,却无法离开恐惧
They escaped China’s crackdown, but now wait in limbo

The New York Times, October 27, 2018

Access to Justice (司法公正)

China will prosecute graft, terror suspects even if they flee
Reuters, October 27, 2018

八九学运领袖周勇军被以“邪教罪”逮捕 (Tiananmen Student Movement leader Zhou Yongjun arrested for “cult” crimes
Radio Free Asia, October 26, 2018

Convictions for rumors, torture follow tycoons’ disappearances
China Digital Times, October 26, 2018

Related:
China to expel disgraced former Interpol chief from advisory body
Reuters, October 27, 2018

Access to Information (信息公开)

Still taboo in mainland China: The Cultural Revolution as seen through the lens of Li Zhensheng
South China Morning Post, October 28, 2018

Cornell halts China university ties over curbs on academic freedom
Financial Times, October 28, 2018

对抗大陆资讯战 台湾成最前线 (Taiwan is on the front line in the fight against China’s information warfare)
Radio Free Asia, October 26, 2018

“Honour of Kings” will require real-name registration for all users, starting in Beijing
China Film Insider, October 26, 2018

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Can citizen journalism work in China? Villagers give their verdict
South China Morning Post, October 28, 2018

湖南家長抗議 反對教育私有化 (Hunan parents protest privatization of education)
Inmedia.hk, October 27, 2018

Taiwan’s gay pride parade draws thousands, as votes on same-sex marriage near
The New York Times, October 27, 2018

颜伯均、刘兴联二人被劝离台湾 (Mainland dissidents Yan Bojun and Liu Xinglian persuaded under pressure to leave Taiwan after unsuccessful appeal for refugee status)
Radio Free Asia, October 26, 2018

Government Accountability (政府问责)

哈佛学者奥弗霍尔特:“中国模式”处于辉煌与陨落的分水岭 (Harvard scholar: the “Chinese model” is at watershed moment)
BBC News, October 29, 2018

Botched Chinese railway project in Africa is a warning to belt and road investors
South China Morning Post, October 29, 2018

Related:
Belt and road meets international pushback
China Digital Times, October 27, 2018

中国在“干预”美国选举? 美专家看法各异 (U.S. experts differ on whether China is illegally “intervening” or legitimately “influencing” U.S. elections)
Radio Free Asia, October 26, 2018

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

广州地铁启用人脸识别 社会形同大监狱?(Is facial recognition in Guangzhou metro making society one big prison?)
Radio Free Asia, October 26, 2018

Ramifications of China’s new blockchain rules hit home
Technode, October 24, 2018

Related:
Donna Dillenberger on blockchain technology in China
SupChina, October 26, 2018

Hong Kong (香港)

Tougher laws pushed after massive Cathay data breach
The Standard, October 29, 2018

Related:
Cathay Pacific data hack “probably the biggest” in industry
The Standard, October 29, 2018

給全體立法會議員的公開信:不要萬億人工島!反對《施政報告》致謝動議 (Demosisto sends LegoCo open letter opposing Lantau reclamation project)
Inmedia.hk, October 28, 2018

Commentary (评论)

The Hong Kong government claims it is fair to the LGBTI community: So prove it
South China Morning Post, October 29, 2018

How Beijing is using the Nazi propaganda playbook to justify its concentration camps to the world
Hong Kong Free Press, October 27, 2018

China’s Uyghur re-education centers in Xinjiang will not produce a loyal and obedient population
The Conversation, October 27, 2018

The fact Cathay Pacific does not have to notify anyone of a data breach is unacceptable. The law must change
South China Morning Post, October 26, 2018